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The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit, 2nd Edition

Book Description

Offers a complete toolkit for warehouse, transport and inventory managers, covering all the techniques and processes they need to operate efficient logistics operations

Table of Contents

  1. List of Tools 
  2. Acknowledgements
  3. Introduction
  4. 01 Warehouse management tools and guides
  5. 1.1 Warehouse audit
  6. 1.2 5S or 5C, also known as Gemba Kanri
  7. 1.3 Pareto analysis, 80/20 rule, ABC analysis or the vital few analysis
  8. 1.4 Choosing an order-picking strategy
  9. 1.5 Choosing pick technology
  10. 1.6 Cross-docking
  11. 1.7 Slotting or item profiling
  12. 1.8 Resource planning
  13. 1.9 Task interleaving
  14. 1.10 Selecting warehouse storage equipment
  15. 1.11 Warehouse location numbering
  16. 1.12 Selecting warehouse material handling equipment (MHE)
  17. 1.13 Warehouse space calculations
  18. 1.14 Warehouse location
  19. 1.15 Justifying a warehouse management system (WMS)
  20. 1.16 Selecting a warehouse management system (WMS)
  21. 1.17 How to implement a WMS
  22. 1.18 Warehouse maturity scan, by Jeroen van den Berg
  23. 1.19 Warehouse risk assessments
  24. 1.20 How to ‘green’ your warehouse and save energy How to ‘green’ your warehouse and save energy
  25. 1.21 Hazardous packaging and labelling
  26. 02 Transport management tools
  27. 2.1 Transport audit checklists
  28. 2.2 Calculating emissions in freight transport  Calculating emissions in freight transport 
  29. 2.3 Fuel adjustment factor formula
  30. 2.4 How to improve fuel efficiency
  31. 2.5 Incoterms® 2010
  32. 2.6 Load and pallet configuration
  33. 2.7 ISO containers, weight volume ratios and pallets
  34. 2.8 Calculating road freight transport charges and rates
  35. 2.9 Transport management system (TMS) selection process
  36. 2.10 Transport problems – matching customer demand with supplier capacity Transport problems – matching customer demand with supplier capacity
  37. 2.11 Vendor assurance of transport logistics service providers
  38. 2.12 Drivers’ hours regulations, EU and United States Drivers’ hours regulations, EU and United States
  39. 2.13 Transportation of hazardous products
  40. 03 Inventory management tools
  41. 3.1 Inventory management audit
  42. 3.2 ABC Pareto analysis for inventory management
  43. 3.3 Ballou’s inventory-throughput curve Ballou’s inventory-throughput curve
  44. 3.4 Consignment stock
  45. 3.5 Cycle counting or perpetual inventory counting
  46. 3.6 Maister’s rule or the square root rule Maister’s rule or the square root rule
  47. 3.7 Measuring demand variation
  48. 3.8 Periodic review inventory management system
  49. 3.9 Reorder point inventory management system
  50. 3.10 Replenishment order quantities
  51. 3.11 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) by Geoff Relph
  52. 3.12 Combining Pareto with EOQ to enhance group analysis, by Geoff Relph Combining Pareto with EOQ to enhance group analysis, by Geoff Relph
  53. 3.13 K-curve (exchange curve inventory planning), by Geoff Relph
  54. 3.14 Safety stock calculation
  55. 3.15 Stock counting
  56. 3.16 Stock turn
  57. 3.17 Vendor-managed inventory (and co-managed inventory)
  58. 3.18 Identification and disposal of surplus stock
  59. 3.19 Managing spare parts inventory
  60. 04 Supply chain management tools
  61. 4.1 Supply chain management audit
  62. 4.2 Collaborative, Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR®)
  63. 4.3 Demand forecasting
  64. 4.4 Factory gate pricing (FGP)
  65. 4.5 Kanban
  66. 4.6 Kraljic matrix
  67. 4.7 Maturity models
  68. 4.8 Postponement
  69. 4.9 Product Flow Path Design, by Fortna
  70. 4.10 SCOR®  
  71. 4.11 Supplier relationships
  72. 4.12 Supply chain risk assessment
  73. 4.13 Supply chain risk mitigation and contingency planning
  74. 4.14 Sustainable sourcing
  75. 4.15 Theory of constraints
  76. 4.16 Time-based process mapping
  77. 4.17 Time compression
  78. 4.18 Calculating ordering cost
  79. 4.19 How to calculate stockholding cost
  80. 4.20 Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
  81. 4.21 Omni-channel distribution
  82. 4.22 Strategic procurement
  83. 4.23 Supply Chain Strategy, by Julian Amey
  84. 05 Outsourcing tools
  85. 5.1 Outsourcing
  86. 5.2 To 4PL or not to 4PL
  87. 5.3 A risk-based approach to logistics outsourcing
  88. 5.4 Supply chain and logistics outsourcing
  89. 06 General management tools
  90. 6.1 Critical path analysis
  91. 6.2 Decision matrix analysis (DMA)
  92. 6.3 DMAIC: a process improvement tool
  93. 6.4 Flow charts
  94. 6.5 Gantt charts
  95. 6.6 Mind maps
  96. 6.7 The PDCA tool
  97. 6.8 Radar chart
  98. 6.9 SWOT analysis
  99. 6.10 Team selection – building a successful team, by Belbin Team selection – building a successful team, by Belbin
  100. 07 Performance management tools
  101. 7.1 SMART
  102. 7.2 Performance measurement and quality improvement
  103. 7.3 Performance measures for freight transport
  104. 7.4 Warehouse KPIs
  105. 7.5 Balanced Scorecard
  106. 7.6 Benchmarking
  107. 08 Financial management tools and ratios
  108. 8.1 Activity-based costing (ABC) and time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC)
  109. 8.2 Value tree financial model, by Enrico Camerinelli
  110. 8.3 Calculating return on investment and payback period
  111. 8.4 An engineered approach to calculate equipment ROI, by Aaron Lininger An engineered approach to calculate equipment ROI, by Aaron Lininger
  112. 8.5 Supply chain financial ratios and metrics
  113. 09 Problem-solving tools
  114. 9.1 Brainstorming
  115. 9.2 Cause and effect analysis, or fishbone or Ishikawa
  116. 9.3 The 5 Whys
  117. 9.4 The 8-D approach
  118. Appendices
  119. 1. Useful websites
  120. 2. Imperial/metric conversions
  121. 3. Automatic identification (autoID)
  122. Index